Zumba® is a class full of fun dance moves, great music, and a lot of cardio! It is a great way to burn calories and have fun doing it! Zumba is known as the ultimate dance party. Attacking every area of your body, Zumba is a great way to get in shape without feeling like you are actually working out.
What Should You Expect?
Zumba is a complete body workout. It incorporates muscle conditioning, flexibility, high and low-intensities, interval training, and a great cardio workout, all into one fun fitness class! You will improve your agility, flexibility, coordination, and tone your muscles. And the best part is, you will have so much fun doing it! Who doesn’t love to dance? This is the typical structure for a Zumba class:
- Cardio Intervals
- Cool Down
Now, that doesn’t sound like much, but the cardio intervals are full of dancing at both high and low-intensities, dancing to primarily Latin music. The intervals help you burn fat and calories faster and easier! So, you are literally dancing your way to fitness! The best part is that anyone can do a Zumba class, no matter what level of workout you feel comfortable with. Just dance as best you can and the moves with start coming more naturally!
What Do You Need to Bring?
There is a lot of movement in Zumba so make sure you are wearing clothing that is comfortable to move around in and allows you to move freely. Wear good athletic shoes that won’t have you slipping around as your dance your way to your fitness goals. Don’t forget the water! You will need to stay hydrated during this class, since you will be sweating everything out. Which means you also may want to bring a towel, to wipe that sweat away and keep dancing!
Benefits of Zumba:
Zumba is a great way to get a great workout. It is an interval training class that brings you through high and low-intensities, works your entire body, and is so much fun to do! You will be burning calories, which means you will be burning fat. Zumba also increases your agility, coordination, flexibility, and so much more. There really isn’t a reason not to try Zumba out! It is a fun and energetic way to reach your fitness goals!